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The list below is from the book The 100 Greatest Heroes: Inspiring Profiles of One Hundred Men and Women Who Changed the World (Kensington Publishing Corp./Citadel Press: New York City, 2003), written by H. Paul Jeffers.. Text from inside book jacket: In Greek and Roman mythology, the world hero was used to describe men whose courageous actions brought favor from the gods.


What is History’s Heroes? This is a site about heroes. Not super-heroes - you won't find Batman here, nor the Incredible Hulk. But you'll find people who really did exist - people who made their mark on history.


Naval hero gives his life for his country at the moment of victory Naval hero who gave his life for his country at the moment of victory. 1758 - 1805. Irena Sendlerowa. A woman of extraordinary courage helps save 2,500 children This extraordinarily brave woman helps rescue Jewish children in Warsaw during the Holocaust of WW2.


When in our issue of 3 April I invited readers and contributors to nominate their heroes of our time, I thought I had a good idea as to who might feature in our final list of 50. In the event, your response was as surprising in its range and unpredictability as it was overwhelming.


Hero: A person of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his/her brave deeds and noble qualities. Patriot: A person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country and its interests with devotion. Heroes and patriots in the United States are made every day, a fact that has occurred since ...


14 Real Life Heroes Who Have Changed The World. ... These heroes of yours are always ridiculously good looking, they're built like a tank and they always have some distinctive outfit or cape which ...


African-American History Museum Gears. As Kilolo Moyo-White watched her 8th grade students walk through the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture, in Washington, she felt a sense of awe.


AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains is a list of the one-hundred greatest screen characters (fifty each in the hero and villain categories) as chosen by the American Film Institute in June 2003. It is part of the AFI 100 Years... series. The list was first presented in a CBS special hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger.


List of superheroes: Superheroes have their antecedents in the semidivine heroes of myth and legend. Protagonists who exhibit feats of incredible strength, fighting prowess, and cunning are commonplace in both scripture and early secular literature. Comic strips of the early 20th century provided the perfect visual


14. Kyle Carpenter. William Kyle Carpenter is the youngest living soldier to ever receive the Medal Of Honour. He received the prestigious award for his outstanding bravery whilst on a tour of ...